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2 die, 5 injured in attacks by stray dogs in West UP in 2 days

Press Trust of India  |  Muzaffarnagar/Bijnore/Saharanpur 

A six- year-old boy was mauled to death in Saharanpur, a youth died in Bijnore while five school children were injured in Shamli in attacks by stray dogs since Friday in different districts of western Uttar Pradesh.

The first shocking incident occurred in Shahpura Daud village of Saharanpur district on Friday.

A six-year-old boy, who was playing outside his house, was attacked by stray dogs who mauled him to death, the police said.

Yesterday, another incident of an attack by stray dogs occurred in Bijnore district's Nehtaur town, where a youth was the victim.

Shadman was going for a walk when stray dogs attacked and killed him, police officials said.

Another incident occurred yesterday morning in the Dhabheri village of Shamli district, where five school students were seriously injured when a group of dogs attacked them.

Alisha (10), Ashu (9) Anaf (12) and two boys, Shahdab (8) and Khalid (12), were rushed to a hospital following the incident, a police official said.

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First Published: Sun, April 16 2017. 19:57 IST